Artist Sharon Houkema (1975, NL) makes installations, multimedia works and texts related to ecology. She studied at the Gerrit Rietveld academy and the Rijksakademie Amsterdam and has worked in several international Residencies amongst which El Eco Museo Experimental Mexico City, ViaFarini in Milan, and K├╝nstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin. Next to commissions in public space, offline / online publishing she exhibits her work in venues such as Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Fact Liverpool, La Casa Endida in Madrid, DUCTAC in Dubai, CTM festival Berlin, and White Box New York. She was nominated for the Mamacash art award in 2003 and received the Volkskrant audience award in 2010 as well as several (inter)national fellowships and grants in support of her practice.


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